I loved the format of a number of short talks that provided succinct and to the point concepts. I really prefer this to very indepth talks on just one subject. I learn what I don't know whereas with one topic I would only participate if I was already interested in the topic.
Diversity Issues in Public Health
This four-part lecture series, led by Dr. Renee Johnson, associate professor of mental health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, will describe best practices in the definition and measurement of specific demographic factors, identify challenges and controversies in measurement, and provide examples of how specific demographic factors are used in research. Though the focus is primarily on the United States, some international examples are provided and students with global health interests are encouraged to participate and apply the concepts to different contexts.
This course is offered in conjunction with Dr. Carol Runyan, Department of Epidemiology; Dr. Jan Gascoigne, Department of Community & Behavioral Health; and Dr. Carolyn DiGuiseppi, Department of Epidemiology.
The recorded sessions are below.